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. the honorable president barack obama to say a few woods. >> thank you very much. good teechk the people of thailand who have welcomed me so graciously, let me say sol sola bekop. i will say the prime minister's english is much better than my thai. but i want to say thank you so much, madam prime minister, for your generous welcome and warm words and sense of partnership you bring to our work today. as you indicated, asia is my first foreign trip since our election in the united states, and thailand is my first stop. and this is no accident. as i've said many times, the united states is and also will be a pacific nation, as the fastest growing region in the world, the asia past look change so much in our security and prosperity ahead and it's critical to creating jobs for our american people and that's why've made rye storing american engagement in this region a top priority as president. and the corner stone of our strategy is our strong and enduring treaty alliances, which includes our alliance with thailand. thailand is america's oldest friend in asia. next year will mark 180 years of
and burma, are you certain and do you believe president obama's visit is premature or appropriately timed? thank you? >> well, first of all i think it's important to recognize, david, this is not an endorsement of the burmese government. it's an acknowledgen't there's a process under way inside that country that even a year and a half ago, two years ago nobody foresaw. president hussein is taking steps that move us in a better direction. you have aungi san suu kyi. you've seen prisoners released. there's an articulated commitment for political reform. but i don't think anybody's under the illusion that burma's arrivinged, that they're where they need to be. on the other hand, if we waited to engage until they had achieved a perfect democracy, my suspicion is we'd be waiting an awful long time. and one of the goals of this trip is to highlight the progress that has been made but also to give voice to the much greater progress that needs to be made in the future. so when i address the burmese public as the first president who's ever visited that country, what they'll hear from me is that we
it out. so thank you very much, guys. >> nice try, but obama had taken questions for more than 40 minutes. just won another four years, you get to set the rules, even with the most persistent reporters. >>> he took a meat cleaver to guy fee era. he writes were you struck by how very far from awesome the awesome pretzel tenders are? and why did the toasted marshmallow taste like fish? fieri fought back on "the "today" show." >> what was your reaction when you read this review, it must have felt like a punch in the gut. >> punch in the gut, i thought it was ridiculous. i've read reviews, there's good and bad in the restaurant business, but that to me went so overboard, it seemed like there was another agenda. >> well, the review was pretty vicious, no question about it, but newspapers have a right to do that, and sometimes restaurant owners, even famous ones, have to swallow it. >>> that's it for this edition of "reliable sources." i am howard kurtz. if you miss a
, we're going to bring those to you. nick valencia monitoring and bringing things to you. thanks for that. >>> could this whole thing be a political game? aisle e ask one of the world ice leading experts on the conflict. >>> and president obama woke up in thailand this morning. what's on the agenda for his historic trip to asia. ♪ [ gordon ] for some this line is a convenience. how you doing today? i'm good thanks. how are you? i'm good. [ gordon ] but for others, it's all they can afford. every day nearly nine million older americans don't have enough to eat. anything else? no, not today. join me, aarp, and aarp foundation in the drive to end hunger by visiting drivetoendhunger.org. bp has paid overthe people of bp twenty-threeitment to the gulf. billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. ou
-- >> do you agree it's an indifference with the obama administration -- >> i think we don't know what's going on. i hope they're moving behind the scenes for a cease-fire. >> thank you, dean. >>> other headlines we're watching for you this weekend. president barack obama should be arriving in thailand in less than three hours. he's on a three-day journey to asia where he'll attend the east asia summit. his visitor to myanmar will be the first-ever for an american president. >>> you thought the election was over. arizona democratic congressman ron barber has officially won a full term for the seat once held by his former boss, gabrielle giffords. barber was wounded in the leg and face in the shooting that seriously injured giffords. the democrats have posted a net gain of six seats are three races still undecided. >>> nfl legend mike ditka had trouble with his hands and his speech. he'd suffered a mild stroke. but he said, it's no big deal. he's an espn analyst. he won't be on the air this weekend but will be back soon. that's expected. get well, coach. >>> general david petraeus, anth
with the obama administration -- >> i think we don't know what's going on. i hope they're moving behind the scenes for a cease-fire. >> thank you, dean. >>> other headlines we're watching for you this weekend. president barack obama should be arriving in thailand in less than three hours. he's on a three-day journey to asia where he'll attend the east asia summit. his visitor to myanmar will be the first-ever for an american president. >>> you thought the election was over. arizona democratic congressman ron barber has officially won a full term for the seat once held by his former boss, gabrielle giffords. barber was wounded in the leg and face in the shooting that seriously injured giffords. the democrats have posted a net gain of six seats are three races still undecided. >>> nfl legend mike ditka had trouble with his hands and his speech. he'd suffered a mild stroke. but he said, it's no big deal. he's an espn analyst. he won't be on the air this weekend but will be back soon. that's expected. get well, coach. >>> general david petraeus, anthony weiner, gary hart, public servants wh
, especially in these times like now, gary. >> that's such vivid reporting. fred pleitgen in israel, thank you very much. wolf blitzer is in jerusalem covering this crisis, anderson cooper in egypt. they both join me at 5:00 eastern. president obama is monitoring the crisis in the middle east as he travels through asia. today he met with china's king and china's prime minister. today the president did address the fighting between israel and hamas and delivered a warning about the consequences of continued violence. >> those who champion the cause of the palestinians should recognize that if we see a further escalation of the situation in gaza, then the likelihood of us getting back on any kind of peace track that leads to a two-state solution is going to be pushed off way into the future. >> thailand is just the first stop of the president's three-nation tour of asia. later today he visits myanmar, something no president of the united states has ever done. mr. obama wraps up his tour in cambodia where he'll attend the east asia summit. we are getting some new details about what may have happen
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schmidt, it sounds like you were in that closed door meeting, we know you weren't, but thank you for joining us. >>> there was a story that went unreported on election night. mitt romney's landslide, he actually had many of them across the country in his loss to barack obama. we went to king county, texas where president obama suffered his most severe shellacking. >> reporter: what do you think of barack obama's first term? >> ain't worth a damn. i don't agree with anything he done. >> reporter: it was a sentiment that was also common after president obama's first run for president. 3.4% chose obama, the lowest for any county in the country. if you could tell barack obama to do one thing, what would you tell -- king county is not only barack obama's lowest vote percentage, it's also the county where he received the lowest total number of votes. nationwide, the president tal tallied more than 62 million votes. but here in this county, he got 5 votes. mitt romney winning 139 to 5, made this the president's worst showing in the u.s. we went to the girl's basketball game at guthrie w
to standing the test of time, chevy runs deep. >>> joining me now dick durbin and tom price. gentlemen, thank you for joining us. i want to start out by playing two bits of sound from both speaker boehner and president obama on staking out what they would like to see in a deal to get rid of this fiscal cliff. >> raising tax rates will slow down our ability to create the jobs that everyone says they want. >> what i'm not going to do is to extend bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% that we can't afford. >> gosh, that doesn't sound like you all are anywhere closer to a deal now than you were prior to the election. congressman price, where is there room for compromise here? >> there is certainly room for negotiation on a real solution, and a real solution includes both revenue increases and spending reductions. the reason we have concern about what the president is talking about and what my friends on the other side of the aisle have talked about is that it doesn't solve the problem. if we take the president's deal, you know how many days that pays for. eight days. not months. eight days. we neat
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